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Cyber Crisis Not Solely IT’s Problem

Tweet As American companies conduct operational risk assessments, the potential for a cyber crisis must be at the top of the list. In late January, at the World Economic Forum held in Davos, PriceWaterhouseCoopers educated world leaders about this growing problem, using in part a four-minute video that illustrates potential risks faced by organizations that Continue Reading

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Crisis Communications: Lessons Learned from the BP Oil Spill

Tweet Gerald Baron, currently principal of Agincourt Strategies and a Senior Advisor with Public Information Emergency Response, videotaped a lively conversation with Neil Chapman, a retired BP crisis communications pro, who provides a behind-the-scenes look at the Gulf of Mexico tragedy. Mr. Chapman’s comments are eye-opening and the video’s 14-minute running time provides a worthwhile Continue Reading

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PSU & Syracuse Sexual Abuse Scandals Top 2011 Crisis

Tweet A new nationwide poll of business executives indicates the alleged sexual abuse scandals involving coaches at two prominent eastern universities topped the list of 2011 corporate crises. The dishonor within the Penn State and Syracuse University athletic departments received 13.16 percent of the 266 responses to earn the top spot in a poll co-sponsored Continue Reading

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Phone Calls and Bar Tabs Spell Crisis

Tweet The sixth of a six-part series examining prominent corporate crises impacting U.S.-based business operations during 2011. I don’t believe it is a stretch to say that Netflix’s Reed Hastings would like a do-over for, at minimum, the last six months of 2011. One has to wonder if Roy Bostock might desire a similar reprieve Continue Reading

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